Smuggler s Cove Book
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Smuggler s Cove


  • Author : Martin Cate
  • Publisher : Ten Speed Press
  • Release Date : 2016-06-07
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages : 354
  • ISBN 10 : 9781607747321

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Martin and Rebecca Cate, founders and owners of Smuggler’s Cove (the most acclaimed tiki bar of the modern era) take you on a colorful journey into the lore and legend of tiki: its birth as an escapist fantasy for Depression-era Americans; how exotic cocktails were invented, stolen, and re-invented; Hollywood starlets and scandals; and tiki’s modern-day revival, in this James Beard Award-winning cocktail book. Featuring more than 100 delicious recipes (original and historic), plus a groundbreaking new approach to understanding rum, Smuggler’s Cove is the magnum opus of the contemporary tiki renaissance. Whether you’re looking for a new favorite cocktail, tips on how to trick out your home tiki grotto, help stocking your bar with great rums, or inspiration for your next tiki party, Smuggler’s Cove has everything you need to transform your world into a Polynesian Pop fantasia. Make yourself a Mai Tai, put your favorite exotica record on the hi-fi, and prepare to lose yourself in the fantastical world of tiki, one of the most alluring—and often misunderstood—movements in American cultural history.

Mystery of Smugglers Cove Book
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Mystery of Smugglers Cove


  • Author : Franklin W. Dixon
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 181
  • ISBN 10 : 0448437015

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Mystery of Smugglers Cove Excerpt :

The art collector who suspects the Hardy boys of stealing one of his valuable paintings offers them a chance to prove their innocence by hiring them to find the painting and the real culprits.

Exploring Coastal Mississippi Book

Exploring Coastal Mississippi


  • Author : Scott B. Williams
  • Publisher : Univ. Press of Mississippi
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Nature
  • Pages : 260
  • ISBN 10 : 1578064244

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TRAVEL ¨ RECREATION--> Mississippi's barrier islands claim some of the most remote and unspoiled sites along the Gulf of Mexico. The distance of East and West Ship Island, Horn Island, Cat Island, and Petit Bois Island from the mainland has sheltered them from extensive development. The inclusion of all in the roster of protected places in the Gulf Islands National Seashore Act has assured that they will remain close to their natural state long into the future. For those who love the seashore, the Mississippi Gulf Coast is an ideal place for adventure. The wilderness islands, the back bays and coastal rivers, and the Gulf of Mexico itself offer pleasure for boaters and nature lovers. This book will guide them to special places in these relatively shallow waters. Filled with detailed descriptions of many alluring settings, along with directions for navigation to secluded coves and coastal bayous, this book gives tips and pointers for a wide range of boaters, whether their preferred craft is a canoe, a sea kayak, or a luxury yacht. What are the best and safest routes? What are the weather patterns? How does one select the perfect craft? Here from an expert who has explored the coastal waters during a period of fifteen years are the answers, rich in anecdotes, along with information on charter boats, excursion boats, and other options for exploring and fishing. Scott B. Williams has been exploring Mississippi's marine waters and islands for more than fifteen years in sea kayaks and a variety of sailboats and has published numerous articles in Sea Kayaker. Williams builds wooden boats and does custom yacht and residential woodwork, dividing his time between Biloxi and Brandon, Mississippi. More information is avialable at his website at www.scottbwilliams.com.

Cat Island Book
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Cat Island


  • Author : John Cuevas
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2014-01-10
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 203
  • ISBN 10 : 9780786485789

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Just off the coast of the Gulf Islands National Seashore lies Cat Island, an isolated, T-shaped sliver of sand with a remarkable past. A coveted hiding place for Jean Lafitte’s pirate treasure in the late eighteenth century and illegal booze during Prohibition, Cat Island also witnessed the first shots of the Battle of New Orleans, an encampment for Seminoles during the Trail of Tears and the first lighthouses on the Mississippi coast. As a child, author John Cuevas learned that his family had owned and lived on the island for three generations beginning with his ancestor, Juan de Cuevas, referred to as “The King of Cat Island,” who received it by way of a Spanish land grant. In this engaging work, Cuevas chronicles the historic events that occurred on the island’s shores and offers a tribute to the legacy of one of the Gulf Coast’s pioneer families.

The Nova Scotia Atlas Book

The Nova Scotia Atlas


  • Author : Province of Nova Scotia
  • Publisher : Formac Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2019-06-03
  • Genre: Reference
  • Pages : 146
  • ISBN 10 : 9781459505681

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This brand-new seventh edition of The Nova Scotia Atlas provides in-depth coverage not available anywhere else. On these detailed maps you will find the boundaries of the province's nature reserves and wilderness areas, all roads in the province and thousands of places you can easily locate. For any geographic feature which is mappable, this bestselling atlas is the undisputed resource to turn to. On these pages you'll find an incredible 2,000 gigabytes of data — accessible with no cell signal or power required! Features include: 4,544 lakes (832 now with depth indicated) 3,002 rivers 465 provincial and federal parks, protected areas and historic sites 70 provincial nature reserves 66 provincial wilderness areas Campgrounds, picnic spots and hiking trails within parks Beaches, mountains, hills, meadows and bogs Numbered and colour-coded highways with crests and exit numbers Every road longer than 200 metres 997 marked communications towers and windmills Reflects major highway realignments in Halifax, Antigonish, Barrington, Liverpool and Port Joli This atlas is also the key to identifying any one of 1600 high-resolution, 1:10,000 incredibly detailed maps. Each map is available for free download from GeoNova.ca. The maps can be printed at home or ordered from a digital print shop for printouts up to 44" x 32".

Sea Kayak Desolation Sound and the Sunshine Coast Book

Sea Kayak Desolation Sound and the Sunshine Coast


  • Author : Heather Harbord
  • Publisher : Rocky Mountain Books Ltd
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Sports & Recreation
  • Pages : 260
  • ISBN 10 : 1894765532

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Sea Kayak Desolation Sound and the Sunshine Coast Excerpt :

This paddling guide to Desolation Sound and the Strait of Georgia provides historical travel information on a part of the Inner Passage between Vancouver Island and the BC mainland. Follow the Marine Trail up the east coast of Vancouver Island with perhaps a digression to Hornby or Denman islands. Or tackle the savage inflow-outflow winds of Jervis Inlet to reach the jewel of Princess Louisa Inlet.

Dictionary of Alaska Place Names Book

Dictionary of Alaska Place Names


  • Author : Donald J. Orth
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1967
  • Genre: Alaska
  • Pages : 1084
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015092889537

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Dictionary of Alaska Place Names Excerpt :

Each entry conforms to principles of U.S. Board on Geographic Names and lists location, brief history and meaning of name.

Special Publication Book

Special Publication


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1929
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 908
  • ISBN 10 : UCAL:$B561818

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Special Publications Book

Special Publications


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1930
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015019923443

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Offshore LNG Terminal Study Book

Offshore LNG Terminal Study


  • Author : California Coastal Commission
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1978
  • Genre: Liguefied natural gas
  • Pages : 107
  • ISBN 10 : UCSD:31822023312176

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Foundations of Chumash Complexity Book

Foundations of Chumash Complexity


  • Author : Jeanne E. Arnold
  • Publisher : ISD LLC
  • Release Date : 2005-12-31
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 9781938770197

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This volume highlights the latest research on the foundations of sociopolitical complexity in coastal California. The populous maritime societies of southern California, particularly the groups known collectively as the Chumash, have gone largely unrecognized as prototypical complex hunter-gatherers, only recently beginning to emerge from the shadow of their more celebrated counterparts on the Northwest Coast of North America. While Northwest cultures are renowned for such complex institutions as ceremonial potlatches, slavery, cedar plank-house villages, and rich artistic traditions, the Chumash are increasingly recognized as complex hunter-gatherers with a different set of organizational characteristics: ascribed chiefly leadership, a strong maritime economy based on oceangoing canoes, an integrative ceremonial system, and intensive and highly specialized craft production activities. Chumash sites provide some of the most robust data on these subjects available in the Americas. Contributors present stimulating new analyses of household and village organization, ceremonial specialists, craft specializations and settlement data, cultural transmission processes, bead manufacturing practices, watercraft, and the acquisition of prized marine species.

Triangulation in Hawaii Book

Triangulation in Hawaii


  • Author : U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1930
  • Genre: Hawaii
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : UIUC:30112072660373

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